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Corundum var. Sapphire from Zoutpansberg District, Limpopo Province, South Africa

 
Corundum var. Sapphire from Zoutpansberg District, Limpopo Province, South Africa

Corundum var. Sapphire from Zoutpansberg District, Limpopo Province, South Africa

Corundum var. Sapphire from Zoutpansberg District, Limpopo Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 37471
Mineral:Corundum var. Sapphire
Locality:Zoutpansberg District, Limpopo Province, South Africa
Description:Tapered crystal of blue-gray sapphire variety of corundum with no matrix attached. It appears this is actually two crystals that grew together, one of which is doubly-terminated, the other unterminated. Ex. John Albanese (1898-1969), ex. John Albanese, Jr.
Overall Size:37x18x10 mm
Crystals:37 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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